Community Safety

Community-Based Perinatal Health Initiative

Community-Based Perinatal Health Initiative About OMH intends projects funded under the Healthy Families Community-Based Perinatal Health Initiative (COPHI) to develop innovative models for integrating community-based maternal support services (COMSS) into perinatal systems of care. COMSS are social and supportive services that address social determinants of health, such as health literacy; Read more…

Trauma-Interventions for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Trauma-Interventions for Children and Youth in Foster Care About The Children’s Bureau seeks trauma-informed interventions to address trauma in children and youth with complex mental, behavioral, and health conditions. This supports projects to implement interventions that are culturally and developmentally responsive, achieve demonstrable improvements in well-being for children and youth, Read more…

Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs

This grant funds research addressing how public health is impacted by crime and lack of non-carceral investments in safety. The grant aims to fund studies that measure the complex interplay of cultural, social, and environmental factors that shape an individual’s or population’s lived experience and their impact on health behaviors and outcomes

State Newborn Screening System Priorities

This grant supports state and territorial Newborn Screen (NBS) programs addressing state/territory-specific challenges; pursue priorities to enhance, improve, and expand the NBS System; improve on NBS timeliness; support implementation of new conditions added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and increase access to treatment and follow-up activities for individuals and their families with conditions identified through NBS.